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Re: svn commit: r1422706 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: libsvn_subr/opt.c tests/cmdline/svntest/main.py

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:54:08 +0100

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 01:55:55AM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Not sure. For unattended scripts, the only difference between passing
> --non-interactive or not passing it is the error message they get, right?
>
> I mean, if they pass it they will get "Cannot prompt because we aren't
> interactive" (or is it "libsvn_auth has run out of username
> providers"?), and if they don't pass it they will on stderr an "Should
> I accept this SSL certificate?" prompt followed by an "End of file found on
> stdin" error.

Depends. Sometimes the command just hangs and gives no output.
It may not always get an EOF from whatever file descriptor it is
blocking on. stderr might show the prompt but stderr might not
always be visible e.g. if it is being piped back to a controlling
process which is also blocking, waiting for svn to finish before
it will show the result.

I've seen this happen in Jenkins builds that run 'svn export' and
adding --non-interactive fixed it.
Received on 2012-12-18 09:54:58 CET

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